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ERIC Number: ED516649
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Feb
Pages: 48
Abstractor: ERIC
Advancing Student Achievement through Labor-Management Collaboration (Denver, Colorado, February 15-16, 2011)
US Department of Education
This paper presents the highlights of a conference entitled "Advancing Student Achievement through Labor-Management Collaboration" held in Denver, Colorado last February 15-16, 2011. This first-of-its-kind conference on labor-management collaboration is a historic effort to transform the relationships among local superintendents, school boards, and teachers into a broad and robust partnership designed to boost student achievement. This report offers the experiences of progressive and innovative school leaders who have found new and better ways to work together. The experiences of the following school districts are highlighted in this report: (1) ABC Unified School District, California; (2) Baltimore City Public Schools, Maryland; (3) Denver Public Schools, Colorado; (4) Douglas County School District, Colorado; (5) Green Dot Public Schools, California; (6) Helena Public Schools, Montana; (7) Hillsborough County Public Schools, Florida; (8) Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland; (9) New Haven Public Schools, Connecticut; (10) Plattsburgh City School District, New York; (11) Independent School District 15-St. Francis, Minnesota; and (12) Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, North Carolina. [Additional support was provided by the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.]
US Department of Education. Available from: ED Pubs. P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827; Fax: 301-470-1244; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: American Association of School Administrators; American Federation of Teachers; Council of the Great City Schools; National Education Association; National School Boards Association; Ford Foundation
Authoring Institution: Department of Education (ED)
Identifiers - Location: California; Colorado; Connecticut; Florida; Maryland; Minnesota; Montana; New York; North Carolina